New family drugs treatment service

1st Minister opens new facility to support moms and dads and their youngsters.

Mothers and fathers with problematic drug or liquor use can now enter household rehabilitation without the panic of currently being separated from their youngsters.

Harper Household in Saltcoats, North Ayrshire – which is staying operate by the Phoenix Futures charity – was awarded about £8 million in Scottish Federal government grant funding past calendar year to set up a family rehabilitation assistance, accepting referrals from throughout Scotland. The facility can support up to 20 households at any a person time for placements amongst 3 and six months long, that means up to 80 family members will be supported each year.

The assistance is developed to make it simpler for mom and dad to access remedy by enabling mothers or fathers to treatment for their spouse and children while in recovery with the help of the centre’s staff members who aid little one growth, parenting competencies and the overall well being and wellbeing of all family customers.

At the official opening, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reported:

“We are established to make it less complicated for individuals with issue drug or liquor use to entry procedure, so I am delighted to open up this facility giving people the opportunity to keep jointly while moms and dads acquire expert support in a risk-free and structured ecosystem

“Though guys are much more very likely to use and encounter harms from medication, there has been a disproportionate raise in drug linked fatalities among the women of all ages and there is a powerful link concerning females owning children eliminated from their care and hazard of drug-relevant dying.

“Harper Dwelling is funded via the Household Rehabilitation Fast Potential Programme and will lead to the Scottish Government’s goal to treble the amount of publicly funded household rehabilitation placements to 1,000 by 2026.”

Phoenix Futures Main Executive Karen Biggs reported:

“We are delighted to be operating with Scottish Federal government to launch this impressive new company. Harper Household will aid people influenced by mental wellness and material use to accessibility the treatment they need to have to lead delighted and wholesome life.”

“The pressures of family members lifetime, blended with the assortment of assist dad and mom may perhaps require to obtain in their communities, can make it unattainable for mom and dad to give their family members the treatment they wish. Harper Household provides alongside one another onsite multi-disciplinary specialists, proof centered interventions and a specifically created natural environment so that family members from across Scotland can live and study with each other.”

Track record

Phoenix Futures ( kingdom)

This assistance supports the Scottish Government’s ambition to Preserve The Assure by delivering a safe and caring position for families to stay collectively.

Preserving the Promise implementation approach – (

Residential Rehabilitation Speedy Capacity Programme: steering – (